Tim O’Sullivan was a photographer renown for capturing the American Civil War. Not much information exists on this artist.
Tim O’Sullivan was born circa the year 1840. One set of facts says that he was born in Ireland and then his family moved to the States. Another set of facts stat that he was born in the States.
We can conclude that the artist worked for the Mathew Brady photography studio. The Brady studio was renown for his images of American Civil War. Many of the images were taken by other photographers including Tim O’Sullivan.
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During the late 1860’s the artist was given the task of photographing the American West in order to attract settlers.
Below many images and a short biography about Tim O’Sullivan:
Tim O’Sullivan passed away due to the complications from tuberculosis in the year 1882. He was 42 years of age.
Tim O’Sullivan was a great photographer who had a fantastic idea of design. His works dealing with the landscape of the American West, taken to help inspire people to move to the Western United States, do their job and more.
His works dealing with the American Civil War are very emotional. Despite no ability to use photoshop these colorless images portray the dark side of war perfectly.